The table below looks at the statistics for 3G skills in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited 3G over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
3G
Rank 194 144 137
Rank change year-on-year
-50 -7
Permanent jobs citing 3G 27 79 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.49% 1.41% 1.69%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.83% 5.16% 5.35%
Number of salaries quoted 9 33 48
Average salary £40,000 £51,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.33% +14.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,100 £65,000 £58,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +5.88%
3G
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1478 1530 1646
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 27.02% 27.34% 31.53%
Number of salaries quoted 954 1073 1245
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

3G
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing 3G across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

3G Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

3G
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing 3G across the Berkshire region.

3G Salary Trend in Berkshire

3G
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing 3G across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

3G Salary Histogram in Berkshire

3G
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing 3G within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newbury +15 8 £40,000 -27.27% 5
Reading -22 7 - - 1
Bracknell -10 3 £35,000 +18.64%
Slough - 2 £44,000 - 1
3G
South East

3G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing 3G also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited 3G.

1 118 (71.52%) Telecoms
2 86 (52.12%) 4G
3 85 (51.52%) LTE
4 71 (43.03%) 2G
5 63 (38.18%) Wireless
6 60 (36.36%) GSM
7 52 (31.52%) Degree
8 51 (30.91%) UMTS
9 48 (29.09%) WiMAX
10 44 (26.67%) Radio Access Network
11 39 (23.64%) Analytical Skills
11 39 (23.64%) Nokia
12 36 (21.82%) Ericsson
13 34 (20.61%) Broadband
14 32 (19.39%) RNC
15 31 (18.79%) Project Management
16 30 (18.18%) Nortel
16 30 (18.18%) QA
17 29 (17.58%) Smartphone
17 29 (17.58%) Internet
18 28 (16.97%) Network Architecture
19 27 (16.36%) Service Delivery
20 23 (13.94%) Huawei
21 19 (11.52%) SLA
22 18 (10.91%) Network Planning
23 17 (10.30%) Computer Science
23 17 (10.30%) HSPA
23 17 (10.30%) VoLTE
23 17 (10.30%) CDMA2000
24 16 (9.70%) Nokia Solutions and Networks

3G
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing 3G also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited 3G. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (0.61%) MTS
Applications
1 5 (3.03%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 86 (52.12%) 4G
2 85 (51.52%) LTE
3 71 (43.03%) 2G
4 63 (38.18%) Wireless
5 60 (36.36%) GSM
6 51 (30.91%) UMTS
7 48 (29.09%) WiMAX
8 44 (26.67%) Radio Access Network
9 34 (20.61%) Broadband
10 32 (19.39%) RNC
11 29 (17.58%) Internet
12 17 (10.30%) CDMA2000
12 17 (10.30%) HSPA
12 17 (10.30%) VoLTE
13 12 (7.27%) GGSN
14 11 (6.67%) MVNO
14 11 (6.67%) DNS
15 9 (5.45%) Firewall
15 9 (5.45%) MPLS
16 8 (4.85%) HTTP
General
1 118 (71.52%) Telecoms
2 13 (7.88%) Back Office
3 12 (7.27%) Marketing
4 4 (2.42%) Billing
4 4 (2.42%) Finance
4 4 (2.42%) Legal
5 3 (1.82%) Retail
5 3 (1.82%) Electronics
6 1 (0.61%) Advertising
6 1 (0.61%) Military
Job Titles
1 21 (12.73%) Wireless Engineer
2 19 (11.52%) RAN Engineer
3 16 (9.70%) Radio Engineer
3 16 (9.70%) Network Engineer
4 15 (9.09%) Radio Network Engineer
4 15 (9.09%) Network Optimisation Engineer
5 13 (7.88%) Network Manager
6 11 (6.67%) Technical Design Authority
7 10 (6.06%) Senior Architect
7 10 (6.06%) Architecture Manager
7 10 (6.06%) Senior Solutions Architect
7 10 (6.06%) Architect
7 10 (6.06%) Solutions Architect
7 10 (6.06%) Service Manager
8 9 (5.45%) Consultant
8 9 (5.45%) Technical Engineer
8 9 (5.45%) Site Engineer
9 8 (4.85%) Network Operator
9 8 (4.85%) Test Engineer
10 7 (4.24%) 3G Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.21%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 39 (23.64%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (17.58%) Smartphone
3 17 (10.30%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.21%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.61%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (0.61%) Machine to Machine
5 1 (0.61%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (0.61%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 15 (9.09%) UNIX
1 15 (9.09%) Linux
2 4 (2.42%) Windows
3 3 (1.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (1.82%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (18.79%) Project Management
2 28 (16.97%) Network Architecture
3 27 (16.36%) Service Delivery
4 18 (10.91%) Network Planning
5 15 (9.09%) Performance Monitoring
6 13 (7.88%) Line Management
7 11 (6.67%) Service Management
8 10 (6.06%) Problem Management
9 8 (4.85%) Mentoring
10 6 (3.64%) Validation
11 5 (3.03%) Information Security
11 5 (3.03%) Product Marketing
12 4 (2.42%) Product Management
12 4 (2.42%) Ethical Hacking
12 4 (2.42%) Penetration Testing
12 4 (2.42%) Security Management
12 4 (2.42%) Mobile Commerce
12 4 (2.42%) ITIL
12 4 (2.42%) CRM
12 4 (2.42%) Marketing Strategy
Programming Languages
1 11 (6.67%) C
2 4 (2.42%) Java
3 3 (1.82%) SQL
4 2 (1.21%) Python
4 2 (1.21%) Perl
Qualifications
1 52 (31.52%) Degree
2 9 (5.45%) HND
3 8 (4.85%) HNC
4 6 (3.64%) CCNP
4 6 (3.64%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (1.82%) CISSP
6 2 (1.21%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.21%) Security Cleared
6 2 (1.21%) CCSA
6 2 (1.21%) CCSE
6 2 (1.21%) MCP
7 1 (0.61%) CCIP
7 1 (0.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.61%) PMP
7 1 (0.61%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.61%) CISM
7 1 (0.61%) JNCIS
7 1 (0.61%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (18.18%) QA
2 19 (11.52%) SLA
3 5 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.61%) PMBOK
4 1 (0.61%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (3.03%) NDS
2 2 (1.21%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 2 (1.21%) FortiGate
2 1 (0.61%) OpenView
2 1 (0.61%) Netcool
2 1 (0.61%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 39 (23.64%) Nokia
2 36 (21.82%) Ericsson
3 30 (18.18%) Nortel
4 23 (13.94%) Huawei
5 16 (9.70%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 11 (6.67%) Cisco
7 9 (5.45%) Juniper
8 5 (3.03%) Microsoft
9 3 (1.82%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (1.21%) F5
10 2 (1.21%) Cramer
10 2 (1.21%) Amdocs
10 2 (1.21%) Blue Coat
10 2 (1.21%) NetHawk
10 2 (1.21%) CheckPoint
11 1 (0.61%) Mapinfo
11 1 (0.61%) Oracle
11 1 (0.61%) HP
11 1 (0.61%) Remedy
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